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Foley, Alabama: A Charming Town Near the Gulf Coast

Foley, a small Alabama town with a population around 14,000, is located just a half hour away from the white sand beaches of Gulf Shores. However, the town of Foley maintains that classic Southern charm. Even though it is so close to the touristy beach areas, the town is a bit more relaxed with locals […]

15 Budget Friendly Spring Vacation Destinations

Spring is one of the best times to take a vacation. Unlike the peak summer season, planning a getaway during the less hectic spring season typically brings forth many great benefits, namely hotel and transportation savings, attractive cooler weather, along with fewer crowds. Plus, many summer and winter hotspots often offer their best deals during […]

Attraction of the Week: Pensacola Beach on Florida’s Emerald Coast

The Emerald Coast is a beautiful region of Northwestern Florida, one of the more natural and rural areas of the state. The term Emerald Coast refers to the beautiful emerald green waters found along the beaches of the coastal towns in Florida’s panhandle region. Pensacola Beach, Panama City Beach, and Destin have all become popular […]

Amelia Island: A Historical Coastal Gem in Northern Florida

Amelia Island is a quiet barrier island, located in the Northernmost portion of Florida, not too far from the Georgia border. The island is one of the Sea Islands, a chain of coastal barrier islands stretching from Northeast Florida to South Carolina. Although the island is conveniently located just a half hour away from Jacksonville, […]

15 Spectacular Places in the Northeast

The Northeast is one of the most amazing areas in the country. In addition to being home to some of the country’s largest cities, the region offers a plethora of outdoor activities due to the heavy forest coverage (Maine and New Hampshire take the 1 and 2 positions, while the rest of the Northeast falls […]

10 Free Things to do on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Aside from pricey theme parks and tourist attractions, Florida also offers many wonderful free natural areas. Those on a budget will find that there are plenty of entertaining sights to see without spending a dime. When visiting Florida, it’s hard to imagine that anything is free, based on the absurd prices you pay for theme […]

Sand Key Park: A Beach-Comber’s Paradise on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Most tourists are well aware of Clearwater Beach: the world famous beach known for its’ sugar smooth sand. Although Clearwater is great, it’s often too busy to enjoy the day. There really isn’t much of an off-season either as tourists visit both during their summer vacations and to escape the winter cold. If you are […]

6 Beautiful Beaches in Sarasota & Venice, Florida

Florida’s Southwest Coast is known for being home to some of the most gorgeous beaches in the country. Unlike the congested Tampa area, Sarasota and Venice offer a less hectic atmosphere and an all around more leisure oriented, beachy vibe compared to the Tampa Bay area’s business vibe. The beaches are much quieter, and more […]

Fall in Florida: Visiting Beautiful Anna Maria Island

While most areas around the county are starting to see temperatures that dip into the lower 40s and 50s (and several even anticipating the first (or second!) snow storm of the season), the central Florida Gulf Coast is still averaging temperatures in the lower -mid 70’s.  Beautiful Anna Maria Island, located 45 minutes south of […]

Guy Harvey’s Rumfish Grill in St. Pete Beach

If you have ever seen Animal Planet’s original series Tanked, then you are well aware of the creative aquarium masterpieces designed by Wayde and Brett of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing, a Las Vegas based company. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the show, Tanked is a reality series which follows the extraordinary tasks of […]